FIX: SSAS 2016 and 2017 crashes intermittently when you rename a multidimensional database by using script

Applies to: SQL Server 2016 DeveloperSQL Server 2016 EnterpriseSQL Server 2016 Enterprise Core

Symptoms


Assume that you have a multidimensional database in Microsoft SQL Server 2016 and 2017 Analysis Services (SSAS). When you change the database name by using script, SSAS may crash intermittently with an access violation error.

Resolution


This issue is fixed in the following cumulative updates for SQL Server:

      Cumulative Update 4 for SQL Server 2017

       Cumulative Update 6 for SQL Server 2016 SP1

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

References


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